Articles by: Grade 6

Grade 6: Being a Leader is hard work!

This week the Grade 6s embarked on the week-long leadership course. Their eyes have been opened to all the different topics they are having to discuss and learn. Each day a new Grade 6 teacher presents a topic that they have specialized in and allow learners to engage and connect with it. This has given the teachers an amazing opportunity to[Read More…]

by December 3, 2020 Grade 6, Primary
Grade 6: Leaders in training!

Grade 6: Leaders in training!

Our grade 6’s are becoming the seniors of the school next year, and they are more than ready for the commitment. This year has shown us how diligent and committed these students are to their future and have taken every knock and embraced every challenge. To end off the year we are spending a few days in Leadership Training, we[Read More…]

by November 26, 2020 Grade 6, Primary

Busy Bees in Grade 6!

This term has been a long but busy term. We have been learning many things from studying films to the different Biomes that our world has to offer! The grade 6s have loved learning about the world and the different climates and what animals live in those different Biomes and why. The world has so much for us to learn[Read More…]

by October 23, 2020 Digital, Grade 6, Primary
Grade 6s are ready to learn!

Grade 6s are ready to learn!

The Grade 6s have been back at school for a week now, and the teachers can just feel the excitement! The learners have worked really hard during the lockdown and are happy to be back. Although they are rotating classes and don’t get to see all of their friends, their Emotional Intelligence has allowed them to focus on the task[Read More…]

by July 2, 2020 Grade 6
AND THE GRAMMY AWARD GOES TO…

AND THE GRAMMY AWARD GOES TO…

The grade 6 students experienced their very first field trip and WOW! It was nothing short of spectacular. Just a few kilometers outside of our Valley, we spent time in Muizenberg, discovering ourselves and boosting our self-esteem and self image, which has been our main topic this term. What at first seemed a bit strange, our students got to warm[Read More…]

by March 5, 2020 Grade 6, Primary
Grade 6 poets tapping into our emotions…

Grade 6 poets tapping into our emotions…

The Grade 6 ‘Big Idea’ for 2020 is Conflict in Africa. We have tried to ensure that the ‘Engage the World to Change the World’ filters through into all the subjects we are teaching. The children have been learning about the poetic devices in English and hence they have been writing Emotions poems in all Grade 6 classes. We have[Read More…]

by February 20, 2020 Grade 6, Primary
Healthy bodies – Healthy minds!

Healthy bodies – Healthy minds!

The grade 6’s have recently been exploring the world of conflict which influences body and self image. They have been learning about how everyday items such as magazines, Instagram and the media can affect ones self/body image and self esteem. They have been tasked with creating posters in pairs  to explore these topics as we start to tackle 2020 with[Read More…]

by February 6, 2020 Grade 6, Primary
Grade 6 starting with a Bang!

Grade 6 starting with a Bang!

The sun was out, a slight breeze just cooling us down, learners anxiously waiting for the bell to ring and teachers excited to meet their class and ready to take on this year… the bell rings… Kids come rushing in and wait to greet the teachers, big hugs were given, fist pumps and high fives were the main attractions! We[Read More…]

by January 23, 2020 Grade 6, Primary
Grade 6s reach out in the community!

Grade 6s reach out in the community!

This term our grade 6’s have been collecting hygiene items for our outreach program at Living Hope. Our learners were eager to help and couldn’t wait to pack these Care bags. We raced off to be welcomed by the lady we have been working with for years. She greeted us and broke us into 4 groups. The first group would[Read More…]

by November 18, 2019 Grade 6, Primary
Grade 6 celebrating their favourite ‘Held’

Grade 6 celebrating their favourite ‘Held’

Grade 6 celebrating their favourite hero’s in Afrikaans. At Sun Valley we have our very own heroes and heroins. They have been tasked with an Afrikaans writing exercise. It was a news report about someone which helped mould them. It was a sight to see the energy and determination in our Grade 6 children to ensure that they met the[Read More…]

by October 25, 2019 Grade 6, Primary